4. Application, assessment and acquittal process
Applicants are encouraged to speak to a member of the department's Inclusion Team and work with them to develop an application.
Should your organisation be offered a grant, the approved amount may
be less than the amount requested in your application. In this case,
recipients will be consulted to develop an agreed modified scope.
4.1 Application process
- Submit application with supporting documentation by 5 pm on the closing date
- The department checks eligibility of all applications
- Independent panel assesses eligible applications
- Independent panel recommends grant recipients to Minister for approval
- Applications notified in writing and can request feedback on outcome
4.2 Assessment criteria
Each application will be assessed based on the relevant assessment
criteria for each category. Applications that address the criteria will
receive a higher weighting.
The broad outcome areas sought include:
- Participation: increase the physical activity levels of low participation target groups.
- Partnerships: increase partnerships between community service
organisations and sport and active recreation groups to deliver the
- Regional delivery: engages a diverse cross section across the WA community.
- Leadership: support the development of leadership and advocacy skills.
- Advocacy: provide awareness of healthy environments and involvement in sport and recreation.
- Behaviour change: behaviour change principles are integrated into the project.
- Capacity building: provide opportunities to improve the skills
and capacity of the community group and their volunteers through
education, mentoring and training programs.
- Healthy environments: creating healthy environments for participants.
Please refer to the relevant category of funding for specific
assessment criteria and requirements relevant to each outcome area.
4.3 Acquittal requirements
Successful applicants will be subject to a grant agreement and
required to fulfill a key result schedule and financial acquittal